|[Knife-Thrower and Children] - Universal-International Newsreel|
Texas: Knife-thrower Louella Gallagher throws knives at her daughters Connie Ann, 5, and Colleena Sue, 2-1/2, missing them skillfully as the knives enter a board. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Mothers; Surrealism
Downloads: 22,466 (9 reviews)
|Powers of Congress, The - Coronet Instructional Films|
Mr. Williams drops off to sleep for a few minutes to find himself confronted with a world in which Congress has been suspended and federal authority dissolved.
Keywords: Political science; Surrealism; Anti-statism
Downloads: 16,711 (9 reviews)
|Live and Let Live - Aetna Casualty & Surety Company|
Set in a toy tabletop town, this film uses brightly colored model cars and trucks to demonstrate a range of driving safety scenarios. The number of near-misses and accidents would make for an extremely violent film if real vehicles and people were used, but the models keep the feeling of mayhem at a distance. An unusual example of a rich tradition within the safety film genre: the tabletop model.
Keywords: Safety: Automotive; Animation: Stop-motion; Surrealism
Downloads: 19,602 (4 reviews)
|Tribune-American Dream Picture - Oakland Tribune-American|
Astonishing film sponsored by a newspaper which held a contest for the most unusual dream and then made it into a short film. A woman dreams of losing her baby, rowing across San Francisco Bay and finding her child in an unusual place.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland; Dreams; Surrealism
Downloads: 20,394 (11 reviews)